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2014-10-07 08:23:03

NB-14-402 17 metres @ 4.9 g/t Gold and 28 g/t Silver (Shoot Zone) Including Josh Vein Intercept of 4.5 metres @ 14.6 g/t gold and 79 g/t silver TSX: KOR OTCQX: CORVF VANCOUVER, Oct. 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Corvus Gold Inc. ("Corvus" or the "Company") - (TSX: KOR, OTCQX: CORVF) announces the latest partial hole drill results from a high-grade shoot target within the Gap Area of the Yellowjacket Deposit, North Bullfrog Project (located north of the Josh Vein/West Vein...

detecting water on Mars
2014-10-07 03:00:14

Provided by Eric Sorensen, Washington State University A Washington State University undergraduate has helped develop a new method for detecting water on Mars. Her findings appear in Nature Communications, one of the most influential general science journals. Kellie Wall, 21, of Port Orchard, Wash., looked for evidence that water influenced crystal formation in basalt, the dark volcanic rock that covers most of eastern Washington and Oregon. She then compared this with volcanic rock...

2014-10-06 12:21:59

PetroChoice Expands their Service Capabilities with a New Distribution Center in Bridgeport, OH FORT WASHINGTON, Pa., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PetroChoice, a leading provider of lubrication solutions, announced today that it has opened a 19,000 square foot distribution center in Bridgeport, OH. The opening of this facility will allow them to better serve Western PA, Eastern Ohio and West Virginia. Not only will they be able to provide for the Pittsburgh market and surrounding...

2014-10-06 08:23:25

LAKEWOOD, Colo., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pershing Gold Corporation (OTCQB: PGLC) ("Pershing Gold" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that state and federal regulatory authorities have approved the final permits needed to start mining at Pershing Gold's Relief Canyon Mine in Pershing County, Nevada. The permits issued by the Winnemucca District Office of the U.S. Bureau of Land Management ("BLM") and the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection/Bureau of Mining Regulation...

2014-10-03 16:21:48

TORONTO, Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Duluth Metals Limited ("Duluth" or "Duluth Metals") (TSX: DM) (TSX:DM.U) today announced that it has filed on www.SEDAR.com the independent National Instrument 43-101 Technical Report ("PFS Technical Report") on the Twin Metals Minnesota Project ("TMM Project") prepared for Duluth Metals by a multi-company team led by AMEC E&C Services Inc. ("AMEC"). Work will continue to advance the project situated in northeastern Minnesota. The joint venture...

2014-10-03 16:21:47

HOUSTON, Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Deep Down, Inc. (OTCQX: DPDW) ("Deep Down"), an oilfield services company specializing in complex deepwater and ultra-deepwater oil production distribution system support services announces its participation in the following conference: SABR Capital Management and Schulte Roth & Zabel2(nd) Annual Institutional Investor Best Ideas ConferenceWednesday, October 8, 2014, New York CitySpeakers: Mr. Ron Smith, Chief Executive Officer and Mr. Gene...

2014-10-03 08:21:49

VANCOUVER, Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Sarama Resources Ltd. ("Sarama" or the "Company") is pleased to advise that Savary Gold Corp. ("Savary"), the operator of the joint venture between Sarama and the Savary, announced on October 1, 2014 that as part of an ongoing data review, it had newly documented results from historic drill intercepts on the Kueredougou West zone on the Houndé South property. The Houndé South property forms part of the recently announced joint venture between...

2014-10-01 08:25:13

VANCOUVER, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Sarama Resources Ltd. (the "Company" or "Sarama") is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Glen Masterman as a Non-Executive Director of Sarama. Glen has more than 20 years of experience in precious metals exploration, resource development and business development and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the board of Sarama. Most recently, Glen served as Senior Vice-President, Exploration for Kinross Gold Corporation ("Kinross"), where he...

2014-10-01 08:24:22

NB-14-399 Josh Vein Shoot Target: 9.4 metres @ 2.5 g/t Gold and 13.7 g/t Silver NB-14-395 New Zone -NW10 Target: 18.8 metres @ 1.2 g/t Gold and 3.5 g/t Silver & 9.6 metres of 1.1...

2014-10-01 08:24:07

Enhanced 3-D mine mapping expected to reveal detailed views and relationship of high-grade structures within the mine LAKE CITY, Colo., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LKA Gold Incorporated (OTCQB:LKAI) reports that it recently engaged Maptek(TM) of Denver Colorado to conduct a detailed, 3-D map/model of the Company's Golden Wonder mine using its proprietary laser scanning technology, I-Site. Once completed, a high-resolution view will emerge showing the previously extracted vein...


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Irazú Volcano
2014-10-04 18:35:23

Irazú Volcano, known as Volcán Irazú in Spanish, is an active stratovolcano that is located in Costa Rica. The origin of the volcano’s name is unknown, but it is thought to be a variant of the word Iztarú, which is the name of a village that was near the volcano, or a mixture of the words ara, meaning point, and tzu, meaning thunder. It is locally known as The Colossus due to large past eruptions. This volcano is located within Irazú Volcano National Park, which holds montane forests...

Rincón de la Vieja
2014-10-04 18:29:11

Rincón de la Vieja is an active complex volcano that is located in northwestern Costa Rica. Its name, meaning The Old Woman's Corner, refers to a legend that says that a woman’s lover was thrown into the volcano by her father, after which she lived on the volcano as a recluse. This volcano reaches 6,286 feet in elevation and is the tallest volcano in Rincón de la Vieja Volcano National Park. Visitors were once permitted to climb up to the crater, but a recent eruption caused this area to...

Chimborazo
2014-10-04 18:25:34

Chimborazo is an inactive stratovolcano that is located in Ecuador and is part of the Cordillera Occidental range of the Andes. This volcano reaches an elevation of 20,564 feet and although it is not the tallest mountain measured above sea level, its proximity to the equator makes its summit the farthest away from the center of the earth. The origin of its name is unknown, but it could have received its name from several words in the Quichua or Quechua language or from the Cayapa language....

Cotopaxi
2014-10-04 18:16:10

Cotopaxi is an active stratovolcano that is located in Ecuador and is part of the Pacific Ring of Fire. This volcano, reaching an elevation of 19,347 feet above sea level, is the second tallest volcano in Ecuador and one of the tallest active volcanoes in the world. The origin of its name is unknown, but some sources say that it means Neck of the Moon in the language of the indigenous people and it has been considered sacred in their culture. Cotopaxi is shaped like a cone that is almost...

Mount Hudson
2014-10-04 18:07:58

Mount Hudson, also known as Volcán Hudson, is an active stratovolcano that is located in southern Chile, named after 9th-century Chilean Navy hydrographer Francisco Hudson. Its summit, which is covered in glaciers, holds a caldera that was created from a large eruption that occurred in 4750 BCE or 1890 BCE. Based on evidence found at the Los Toldos archaeological site, it is thought that the early eruption destroyed most settlements in the area at that time. Modern eruptions occurred in...

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